Denmark manager tips Scotland ‘for something great’ in 2022

Kasper Hjulmand said he hoped Scotland would qualify for the 2022 World Cup.

Denmark manager tips Scotland ‘for something great’ in 2022 SNS Group

Scotland have been tipped to achieve ‘something great’ in 2022 after ending Denmark’s unbeaten streak on Monday night.

The praise came from opposition manager Kasper Hjulmand who watched his side lose 2-0 at Hampden in the final game of the qualifiers.

Denmark, who reached the semi-final of Euro 2020, had already secured their place at Qatar and Scotland knew a play-off spot was guaranteed no matter the result.

But the three points means Scotland will now be seeded in those games in March and will be handed a home tie in the semi-final match.

And Hjulmand was clearly impressed by what he saw from Steve Clarke and his men.

He said: “First of all big congratulations to Steve Clarke and to the players.

“They deserved the win today, deserved to come second in the group and hopefully we see each other again in March.

“We didn’t show our best tonight and Scotland deserved to win. We have seen a progression with the Scottish team from the Euros until now.

“They have done a quality job and they have a connection with the people like we do with our own fans in Copenhagen.

“I think Scottish football is also up for something great in 2022 and I definitely hope they will join us at the World Cup.”